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, congressman joe walsh desperately tries to hold on to his seat against iraq war veteran tammy duckworth. >>> and tea party mt. rushmore is under threat. karen finney joins me for the discussion. stay with us. begin. tomato, obviously. haha. there's more than that though, there's a kick to it. wahlalalalallala! smooth, but crisp. it's kind of like drinking a food that's a drink, or a drink that's a food, woooooh! [ male announcer ] taste it and describe the indescribable. could've had a v8. it will be a dollar saved by somebody who switched to esurance. like, dollar karma. being online, esurance saves dollars that come back as more dollars for you. esurance. now backed by allstate. click or call. >>> and in the big finish tonight, the tea party mt. rushmore, i love this, is under threat by some strong democratic challengers around the country. here are the tea partyers as portrayed by talking points memo. congresswoman michele bachmann of minnesota, congressman alan west of florida, congressman steve king of iowa, and congressman joe walsh of illinois. congressman walsh, he's a dandy. he
, ahead. >>> and congressman joe walsh has reached yet another new low. >> tammy duckworth, who's on a stage down in charlotte, if you can look at the picture, picking out a dress for her speech tuesday night. >> tonight, karen finney on why the tea party crazies could be facing extinction. begin. tomato, obviously. haha. there's more than that though, there's a kick to it. wahlalalalallala! smth, but crisp. it's kind of like drinking a food that's a drink, or a drink that's a food, woooooh! [ male announcer ] taste it and describe the indescribable. could've had a v8. car insurance companies say they'll save you by switching, you'd have like, a ton of dollars. but how're they saving you those dollars? a lot of companies might answer "um" or "no comment." then there's esurance. born online, raised by technology and majors in efficiency. so whatever they save, you save. hassle, time, paperwork, hair-tearing out, and yes, especially dollars. esurance. now backed by allstate. click or call. but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. wha
tammy duckworth for her appearance at the dnc and he's not the only tea partier facing a tough re-election fight. the list is growing. i'll talk with msnbc political analyst karen finney. share your thoughts on facebook with us and also on twitter using #edshow. we're coming right back. ] [ laughing ] [ laughing ] [ laughing ] ♪ [ dog barking ] ♪ [ female announcer ] life is full of little tests, but your basic paper towel can handle them. especially if that towel is bounty basic. the towel that's durable and scrubbable. in this lab demo, bounty basic is stronger than the leading bargain brand. everyday life. bring it with bounty basic. affordably priced. tested by everyday life. and try bounty napkins. >>> you know, i don't know how paul will deal with this debate. obviously, the vice president has done, i don't know, 15 or 20 debates during his lifetime. an experienced debater. this is, i think, paul's first debate. i may be wrong. he may have doing something in high school, i don't know. >> yeah, he might have done something in high school. to hear mitt romney tem it, tomor
. >>> and congressman joe walsh attacks tammy duckworth for her appearance at the dnc and he's not the only tea partier facing a tough re-election fight. the list is growing. i'll talk with msnbc political analyst karen finney. share your thoughts on facebook with us and also on twitter using #edshow. we're coming right back. >>> you know, i don't know how paul will deal with this debate. obviously, the vice president has done, i don't know, 15 or 20 debates during his lifetime. an experienced debater. this is, i think, paul's first debate. i may be wrong. he may have doing something in high school, i don't know. >> yeah, he might have done something in high school. to hear mitt romney tem it, tomorrow's vice presidential debate in danville, kentucky, will be a completely new experience for his running mate. so don't expect too much from paul ryan. mitt might want to brush up on some of the facts. as abc news reports, ryan has actually participated in at least eight debates during his 14 years in congress according to available articles and information provided by the ryan campaign. they're saying he's
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to defend his policies of the last four years. >> representative joe walsh and challenger tammy duckworth recently met for their final of three debates for the u.s. house seat in the eighth district of illinois. representative walsh is in his first term in congress after he defeated them incumbent melissa bean by 291 votes in 2010. tammy duckworth was a black hawk helicopter pilot in the second iraq war and received a purple heart after being shot down in 2004. in 2009, tammy duckworth was selected by president obama to be assistant secretary of veterans affairs. she no longer serves in that capacity. this debate took place on chicago tonight on wttw, and it's 35 minutes. >> moderator: the candidates are in one of the most watched congressional races in the nation. congressman joe walsh and tammy duckworth have had several spirited and at times acrimonious phase office in the battle to win the district by the illinois democrat's that newly drawn eighth congressional district includes west and northwest suburbs such as the village, schaumburg, bloomingdale, the elk grove and even a small p
of the mother has tool for abortions any reason. any >> joe walsh is running a fierce against tammy duckworth. instancesere are no record of an abortion be necessary to save a mother's life. just last year, a representative the house floor of in that exact position. workersn of electrical ratify a four year contract. marjah than 1100 employees were verge -- more than 1100 awere on the verge of strike last month. time for a full look at our forecast. somee going to see sunshine at some point? in the metro, it is still fairly gray with low clouds. better conditions this weekend. west, especially we have someand, beautiful fall foliage. these were put on facebook. thank you so much. i wish i could sure all of them not have enough time. this is the chesapeake beach. this is a gorgeous tree. , bradn northwest d.c. posted this great picture. just from this morning. you can see the leaves just with littlern red from the showers overnight. elizabeth posted this vote. beautiful red tree is just starting to shift. and rickey, you always take such pictures. is this data from just a few days ago. there i
representative walsh isn't his first time in congress and tammy duckworth was a blackhawk helicopter pad in the second iraq war. this the day courtesy of wttw-tv chicago is 35 minutes. >> moderator: the candidates we have with us are in one of the most watched and heated congressional races in the nation. congressman joe walsh and tammy duckworth have had spirited and at times acrimonious face-offs in a battle to win a read -- district redraw and my illinois democrats. it includes west and northwest suburbs such as schomberg, bloomingdale, elgin, streamwood and a small portion of chicago. a couple of quick notes before we begin tonight. we are being streamed live on our web site wttw.com/-- and you can join a live chat. give a question for the candidates you can ask if there and note the format tonight. tonight. this is not a formal debate part of the candidates will not give opening or closing statements. their answers will not beat timed and they will not necessarily be asked the same questions. i will use fairness as my guide to move the discussion along and we asked th
, he is being challenged by tammy duckworth. this is a little more than a half hour. >> the candidates we have with us tonight in one of the most watched and heated congressional races in the nation. the newly drawn eighth congressional district includes west and northwest suburbs. a couple of quick notes before we begin tonight. this is being stream to live on our website. you can also join a live chat there. you have a question for the candidates, you can ask it there. our format, this is not a formal debate. the candidates will not give opening or closing statements. their answers will not the time and they will not necessarily be asked the same question. i will use fairness as my guide to move the discussion along and we ask the candidates to stay on topic and not give campaign speeches. joining us tonight, seated in the order they appear on the ballot, are tammy duckworth, a democrat. she previously ran for congress in 2006. she also served in the iraq war, receiving a purple heart, and remains a lieutenant colonel in the illinois national guard. congressmen joe walsh, a republica
congressional candidates tammy duckworth... brad schneider... bill foster... and several downstate democratic congressional hopefuls. the event was at harry caray's restaurant downtown... where members of afscme... the american federation of state county and municipal employees... demostrated outside and against governor pat quinn. quinn and afscme union representatives have not been able to come to terms on a new contract. the former four-year contract expired in june. both sides are still far apart on issues of salaries and benefits. the countdown is underway for an historic launch by nasa. coming up -- find out why the lift off in florida will have lots of eye watching tomorrow. plus - a popular vehicle made by honda is recalled for a possible fire hazard. and the reverend jesse jacksonillinois lottery... pick 3... 33 4 4 pick 4... 8 4 6 1 lucy dayky day lotto... 31 3 33 6 29 lotto... 22 32 46 44 51 14 nasa plans a launch tomorrow ... the first of its kind. a privately owned space capsule, called "dragon" is set to take off from cape canaveral tomorrow night. it will deliver supplie
percent. a new wgn-chicago tribune poll suggests, democrat tammy duckworth has pulled out to a ten-point lead, in her bid to unseat republican congressman joe walsh. 600 likely voters were surveyed in the eighth district. duckworth currently has 50 percent to walsh's 40 percent. duckworth enjoys strong support among women 54 to 34 percent. walsh holds a narrow 46-to-45 margin among men. duckworth benefits from the recent remap of the eighth district, to increase democrats' share of the electorate. it's never too early to get involved with politics. this weekend, 60 chicago-area kids will be in milwaukee to take part in the mikva challenge's "elections in action" program. they were chosen by their teachers to spend two days in wisconsin learning about the presidential campaigns. they'll meet with other students to talk politics, listen to speeches and meet with the mayor of milwaukee. the best part of all they'll actually help campaign for their favorite politician. the mikva challenge was founded in 19-99, on the premise that youth voice and participation matter. it's a non-part
congressman joe walsh and democrat tammy duckworth face-off in their race in the eighth district. they debated everything from social security and taxes to defense cuts and president obama's health care law. in front of a thousand people in rolling meadows. >>are you going to vote for someone who is going to do the hard work or someone who is more of the same? duckworth accused walsh of voting against the interests of his own constituents. walsh called duckworth a failed bureaucrat who wasted taxpayer money while serving in the blagojevich administration. mitt romney says if elected president he would reinstate a policy banning federal funding of private groups that provide abortions. romney also told the "des moines register" that he has no abortion-related legislation on his platform. that's contrary to earlier statements romney made promising to appoint supreme court justices who would overturn roe-v-wade. which affirms a woman's right to have an abortion. after the remarks were published online, romney's campaign spokeswoman reiterated that romney is opposed to abortion. a spokeswoman for
congressman joe walsh is being challenged by democrat tammy duckworth. they and others were on the campaign trail today. appearing in elmhurst this morning... walsh said he's not only running against duckworth... but other illinois democratic politicians who he said drew new boundaries for the congressional district to get him out of office. >> i knew it would be difficult . i am running against very powerful people. >> walsh made no reference to a report in the sun-times today... saying one super-pac which had been helping him will no longer spend any money on his behalf because of a recent wgn-tv - chicago tribune poll... showing duckworth ten points ahead of him. the pac called "now or never" was going to spend another two and a half million for walsh on political advertising... but says it will now spend that money on other candidates around the country. meanwhile, duckworth and two other democratic congressional candidations were in arlington hights, urging voters to take advantage of early voting prior to election day. 10th-district candidate brad schneider and 9th-district congre
in another debate. republican joe walsh and democrat tammy duckworth will debate at seven o'clock at the meadows club in rolling meadows. the event is open to eighth district residents. duckworth has accused walsh of being a right-wing extremist. walsh says duckworth is a tax- and-spend liberal. the eighth district was recently redrawn to favor the democrats. time is running out to register for next month's election. to handle a last-minute rush of registrations. the chicago board of elections at 69 west washington is open today until midnight. your form must be filled out and signed in ink and can't be submitted by email or fax. and if you mail in your registration. it must be postmarked by today. you can still register after today but you'll have to go to the office in person and cast your ballot during the same visit. a daredevil will have to wait a few more hours before making attempting to break the speed of sound. due to wind conditions felix baumgartner's plan to jump from a balloon at 120 thousand feet above new mexico has been delayed. the red bull athlete will atte
, sunday, two days before the democratic convention when tammy duckworth was on a stage down in charlotte f can you look at the picture, picking out a dress for her speech tuesday night. >> what's that supposed to mean? duckworth shouldn't have picked something to wear for the democratic convention while her opponent was so nobly marching in a local parade? anyway, duckworth acknowledged the bizarre attack in the debate later on. >> yes, i do sometimes look at the clothes i wear. but for most of my adult life, i've worn one color, it's called camouflage. >> she wore camouflage fighting for the country. duckworth is an iraq war veteran. >>> finally, a billionaire ceo tells his employees that come election day if president obama wins, you just might lose your job. part of a memo sent around by ceo david siegel, if any new taxes are levied on me or my company as our current president plans, i will have no choice but to reduce the size of this company. this means fewer jobs, less benefits and certainly less opportunity for everyone. so, when you make your decision to vote, ask yourself, which c
. it could go either way that long-time republican could lose his seat. then my favorite, tammy duckworth versus joe walsh. well joe, it was nice knowing you. why is he down so much? it may be comments like this. >> they wants the hispanic vote. they want the hispanic dependent on government. just like they have african-americans dependent on government. >> there is no exemptions. >> don't blame the marketplace for the mess we're in now. i'm tired of h >> pick this president up, pat him on the head and say son son. >> cenk: well, we're about to pat you on the head and say son, son son there's the friggin' door, enjoy it. i wish the host had predicted this earlier hmm. >> joe walsh, the clown of the earth. he thinks on medicare you have to double down, go harder at it. he's first-termer. he's going to be wanted out. i would be surprised if he survived that first term. he's a bull in the china shop. he has no idea what he's doing. >> cenk: that was only a year and a half ago. hey joe you know what this is? i've got a personal one for you. elbow from the sky--bye bye. now, all of you stay ri
during a debate with tammy duckworth saying no exception when it comes to abortion for life of a mother because of advances in science and technology. that's what he said. let's listen to exactly what those words were. >> there's no such exception as life of the mother, and as far as health of the mother, same thing. health of the mother has been -- has become a tool for abortions anytime under any reason. >> now, look at this, chip. you throw in todd akin and the comments made by him and the aftershocks from views like this. romney and obama looking at the women vote. for romney, will this continue to be a problem for him? how does he make his case it to overcome this? >> mitt romney talks about where he stands on abortion and being a pro-life candidate, and i'm not sure where congressman walsh was going on this. it made me scratch my head on this issue. at the end of the day, mitt romney has to be his own candidate and talk about the issues important to him. we know it's about jobs and economy. whether you're a man or woman, that's the number one issue out there. as long as mitt romne
walsh of illinois said in his final head-to-head debate with his opponent, an iraq war veteran tammy duckworth. when asked to clarify his position on abortion, the congressman said he was pro-life without exception. went on to say abortion is never necessary to say the life or health of the mother. >> there's no such exception as life of the mother and as far as health of the mother, same thing, with advances in science and technology, there's -- health of the mother has been -- has become a tool for abortions any time under any reason. >> congressman walsh is not a medical doctor. today, the american college of ob obstetrcians and gynecologies said abortion is necessary in some situations to save the life of the woman or preserve her health. they also said more than 600 women in the united states die each year from pregnancy and childbirth related reasons despite medical advances. ectopic pregnancy among the life threatening conditions a pregnant woman can develop. we asked congressman walsh to come on the program tonight but our interviews requests weren't answered. the invitation
've got joe walsh who is running against tammy duckworth who said the exact same thing in the last few weeks. paul ryan has again made this statement. >> bill: paul ryan who was -- who was the soul mate of todd akin and richard mourdock in the congress sponsoring the personhood amendment and overturned roe v. wade and take all of women's health rights away from them. >> keep in mind also on that bill, on hr3 where they did try to redefine rape as another piece of the story where they really think there's forceable rapes and i guess they he think there's nonforcable rapes. >> legitimate. >> todd akin there's legitimate rape. rape is rape. it is all violent. the truth here -- underneath all of this because these aren't outliers, there were 200 cosponsors on the house bill. these are not outliers. this is where the republican party is. their platform has made it clear there are no exceptions. when it comes to access for abortion care for women. not rape not incest, none. the truth of the matter is they just don't tru
. walsh already trailed the democrat tammy duckworth in polls. >> there's a lot of twists and turns with this story. representative walsh, he held a news conference late this afternoon. and he says he is still firmly against abortion. but he acknowledged that there may be rare, very rare cases where to save the life of the mother where it would be okay to terminate a pregnancy. he was clearly trying to clarify some of the comments he'd made last night after congressional debate. >> if a woman's life is at issue, would you say she should not have an abortion? >> let me briefly say there's no such exception. with modern technology and science, you can't find one instance -- >> do you mean to say it's never medically necessary to do an abortion to save the life of a mother? >> absolutely. yes, what else, folks? >> walsh saying there isn't any instance where a woman's life is at issue that would necessitate an abortion. during the debate he says he believes "the health of the mother has become a tool for abortions any time under any reason." at a friday news conference he seemed to walk
in childbirth. that a televised debate last night against democrat tammy duckworth, walsh said there is no such thing as an exception for the life of a mother, when he was pressed afterwards by reporters, he said this -- >> this is an issue that opponents of life throw out there to make us look unreasonable. there's no such exception as life of the mother, and as far as health of the mother, same thing. with advances in science and technology, there's -- health of the mother has been -- has become a tool for abortions for any team of any reason. >> it's become a tool. >> well. >> well -- >> a tool somewhere. >> so, you would be wrong, mr. walsh. you would be very wrong. so let's go through some of the numbers. the report in obstetrics and gynecology, 7,500 women in the u.s. died of pregnancy related complications over their 14-year period. for every 100,000 babies born to white women, 7 to 9 moms die from complications, like heart problems, infections, bleeding. 32 to 35 black women die for every 100,000 live babies. he's just wrong. he's just completely wrong. the number for a
. >> caller: hi, mooks. tammy duckworth is running against that scum ball. >> stephanie: she's got to win. >> caller: tammy needs some help because joe walsh has the super pacs that are pouring $2.5 million in the ads in the last two weeks. i'm hoping your listeners can help tammy out. she's an excellent person. >> stephanie: she is. i love that he got booed at the last debate. he's just -- i can't even decide whether he's more sexist or just a jerk, right? >> caller: he's just a first-class jerk. i can't believe half the people in this congressional district like this scumbag. >> stephanie: john, i love the fact that -- we'll see what happens. but boy, the fact that these tea party heroes -- you know, joe walsh, steve king and michele bachmann are finally vulnerable. i find it -- >> denigrating wounded war veteran. she keeps talking about her military service blah, blah, blah blah. >> stephanie: she's no hero. really? you didn't serve and you have all of your limbs. he's just -- he's my personal -- >> oh, i kn
night. that was after his debate with tammy duckworth. she's the opponent. she, of course, is a war hero in a way. she was flying helicopters during the iraq war and had both of her legs shot out. how is this going to play? well, listen, joe walsh is known to say a lot of controversial things. we have got tony expect that over the last two years. how will this work in the suburban chicago district? it may hurt him to a degree. polls are kind of all over the place in this rates. some polls indicate that duckworth has an advantage. other polls indicate that the race is a little bit closer. it's hard to say right now. this is still -- i will say, fred, this is one of the most high profile house races out there. a lot of attention to this race, and now with the congressman's controversial comments from last night, it is even more high profile, fred. >> many can remember duckworth actually speaking at the democratic national convention as well. meantime, the obama campaign has tried to keep the focus on romney, and rooen's position on abortion. we heard from the president on the campaign trai
. representative joe walsh he is such a nasty piece of work. did you see how he attacked tammy duckworth yesterday? >> i heard about it. >> stephanie: he brandished a photo of her picking out a dress for the democratic national convention. he said i was marching in a parade in chomberg, which i guess is much more manly, two days before the convening when tammy duckworth was picking out a dress for her speech. >> so? what the hell is your point? >> stephanie: sexist or jerk? >> he got booed when he said that to the crowd. >> stephanie: he did. she is some sort of shallow -- god forbid -- >> you would want to dress yourself. >> it would be better if she had somebody to pick out her clothes for her. >> stephanie: and duckworth said yes, i do sometimes look at the clothes i ware, but for most of my adult life i have worn one color, it's called camouflage. [ applause ] >> stephanie: he has criticized her for not talking abher service. >> yeah, it's little obvious she served her country. >> stephanie: ready, the latest poll from mid-september shows tammy duckworth leading wal
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